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Malvern Instruments (Malvern, Worcestershire, UK) has been successful in securing £3 million support from the UK Government's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) that will lead to the creation of 47 new jobs in the UK over the next five years.

Regional Growth Fund success sees Malvern Instruments stepping up UK recruitment

Malvern, UK | Posted on May 20th, 2014

Malvern develops, manufactures and markets materials and biophysical characterization systems. These are used to measure particle size, particle shape, zeta potential, protein charge, molecular weight, mass, size and conformation, rheology and for chemical identification.

This funding will support the research and development of new analytical instrumentation to serve the fast-growing nanomaterials and bioscience sectors, helping maximize Malvern's export opportunities in these global markets. The company, which currently employs around 340 people in the UK and approaching 480 more in locations around the world, has already started recruiting to fill a variety of new posts.

"This major boost for Malvern Instruments enables us make significant investments in UK R&D, applications development and manufacturing engineering, to extend our links with UK universities and schools and to invest further in our apprentice programme," said Managing Director Paul Walker. "It is good news not just for the company but also for the wider community in creating and securing employment opportunities and contributing further to the local economy."

Malvern's systems are used in research, development and manufacturing across many different industries. They provide information that is critical for developing new products, as well as for enhancing and maintaining product quality and improving process efficiency.

"The Bioscience and Nanomaterials markets require novel analytical techniques and the RGF funding will support our fundamental research in these areas, as well as enabling us to further develop the skills of new and existing employees," continued Paul Walker. "Not only will we be looking to recruit additional R&D scientists, we are also creating new jobs in manufacturing engineering and operations to enable us to bring new products to market."

Headquartered in Malvern UK, Malvern Instruments is a market leading company with a global reputation for high quality analytical instrumentation, supported by extensive technical and applications expertise. It exports more than 95% of its output and has subsidiaries in all major European markets, North America, China, Japan and Korea, a joint venture in India, a global distributor network and applications laboratories around the world.

To find out more about working for Malvern contact or visit www.malvern.com for details of the company and its products.

The Regional Growth Fund is a £3.2 billion fund designed to help companies in England grow and supports projects and programmes committed to delivering sustainable jobs and economic growth. A sixth round will launch in summer. For more information please go to www.bis.gov.uk/rgf

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About Malvern Instruments
Malvern provides the materials and biophysical characterization technology and expertise that enables scientists and engineers to understand and control the properties of dispersed systems. These systems range from proteins and polymers in solution, particle and nanoparticle suspensions and emulsions, through to sprays and aerosols, industrial bulk powders and high concentration slurries. Used at all stages of research, development and manufacturing, Malvern’s materials characterization instruments provide critical information that helps accelerate research and product development, enhance and maintain product quality and optimize process efficiency.

Our products reflect Malvern’s drive to exploit the latest technological innovations and our commitment to maximizing the potential of established techniques. They are used by both industry and academia, in sectors ranging from pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals to bulk chemicals, cement, plastics and polymers, energy and the environment.

Malvern systems are used to measure particle size, particle shape, zeta potential, protein charge, molecular weight, mass, size and conformation, rheological properties and for chemical identification, advancing the understanding of dispersed systems across many different industries and applications.

Headquartered in Malvern, UK, Malvern Instruments has subsidiary organizations in all major European markets, North America, China, Japan and Korea, a joint venture in India, a global distributor network and applications laboratories around the world. www.malvern.com

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About the Regional Growth Fund

The Regional Growth Fund is a £3.2 billion fund designed to help companies in England grow and supports projects and programmes committed to deliver sustainable jobs and economic growth. A sixth round is due to launch in summer. For more information please go to www.bis.gov.uk/rgf

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Contacts:
Trish Appleton
Kapler Communications
Phoenix House, Phoenix Park
Eaton Socon, Cambridgeshire, PE19 8EP, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1480 471059
Fax: +44 (0)1480 471069


USA contact:

Marisa Fraser
Malvern Instruments Inc.
117 Flanders Road
Westborough, MA 01581-1042 USA
Tel: +1 508 768 6400
Fax: +1 508 768 6403


Please send sales enquiries to:

Alison Vines
Malvern Instruments Ltd
Enigma Business Park, Grovewood Road
Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 1XZ UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1684 892456
Fax: +44 (0) 1684 892789

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